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DHL and Safmarine Team Up to Boost Literacy in Senegal

07-15-2011 | 10:18:47
Purpose-built library delivers global knowledge to local community Long-term business partnersDHL, the world’s leading logistics company, and shipping ...

AfDB Approves €20 Million Private Equity Investments in the Maghreb

07-15-2011 | 10:17:55
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a €20-million equity investment in the Maghreb Private Equity Fund III (MPEF ...

IMF Executive Board Completes 4th Review Under Djibouti’s Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

07-15-2011 | 10:17:02
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed today the fourth review of Djibouti’s economic performance under the Extended ...

Standard Bank Group remains Africa's top bank in new rankings table

07-15-2011 | 10:16:08
Standard Bank Group has again been named as Africa's top bank in the The Banker magazine's 2011 rankings of the world's top banks by their Tier ...

UAE Delegation Targets Southern African Markets for Exports at Africa's Big Seven 2011 Expo

07-15-2011 | 10:14:50
Aiming toprovide practical on the ground knowledge on export opportunities in SouthernAfrica, Dubai Exports, an agency of the Department of Economic Development(DED) ...

The deVere Group Launches the Alquity Africa Fund

07-14-2011 | 16:37:32
The Alquity Africa equity investment fund targets double-digit returns from Africa’s high-growth economies. Notably, it achieved a 10% return for investors ...

USADF Grant Targets Business Expansion for Leather Workers in Northern Nigeria

07-14-2011 | 16:35:33
The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) signed an Enterprise Expansion Grant to benefit almost 1000 small scale leather workers in ...

Boosting Infrastructure in East Africa: AfDB Approves USD 40 Million Loan for Rift Valley Railways

07-14-2011 | 16:33:01
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a USD 40-million loan to finance the Rift Valley Railways (RVR). The ...

AfDB & WWF Partnering to promote Green Economy and sustainable development in Africa

07-14-2011 | 16:29:04
The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, received a delegation from WWF International, led by its Director-General, James Leape, ...

AfDB-Ghana: $111.3M ADF Resources to Finance Poverty Reduction & Business Environment support Prog

07-14-2011 | 16:28:14
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) today in Tunis approved a loan of USD 70 million (UA 44 million) and a grant of USD 41.3 ...

New World Bank Group Small Business Finance Facility Makes First Loan to Tunisia

07-14-2011 | 16:24:44
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Middle East and North Africa are key to driving employment for millions of young citizens but businesses ...

Gov't of Ghana partners with Cities Alliance to host Forum on rapid urbanization in Ghana

07-14-2011 | 16:22:07
The Ghanaian Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Honorable Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo will today welcome participants to a Special Session ...

“Etisalat Zantel” launches Africa’s First Commercial NFC Service in Tanzania

07-13-2011 | 13:48:34
Africa’s first commercial Near Field Communications (NFC) payment service h?? b??n launched ?n Tanzania b? Etisalat through ?t? subsidiary, Zantel. ...

UNEP Support for Sustainable Development Part of New Beginning for South Sudan

07-13-2011 | 13:44:22
Following the independence ceremony for South Sudan on 9 July, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has reaffirmed its long-term commitment ...

Atlantic Capital Trust, LLC Announces Sponsorship of Art for Africa™ Auction in PA.

07-13-2011 | 13:26:40
tlantic Capital Trust, LLC has announced it will sponsor the second Art for Africa™ auction showcasing leading American, Africa-American and African ...

Déclaration par le PAM sur l’accès humanitaire dans le sud de la Somalie

07-13-2011 | 13:25:32
Dans le sud de la Somalie, les populations souffrent, mais les conditions nécessaires pour travailler en toute sécurité et selon les meilleures pratiques ...

L’Afrique vise à obtenir une meilleure part des marchés internationaux du carbone

07-13-2011 | 13:23:52
Les experts en énergie et climat ont cherché les moyens d’aider l'Afrique à capter une plus grande part des marchés internationaux du carbone lors ...

“Etisalat Zantel” & “EMS” to launch the first of its kind Apps Store in Africa

07-13-2011 | 13:22:21
“ Etisalat” h?? partnered w?th Smartphone company “EMS” t? develop a n?w movable Application Store f?r Blackberry customers. Launching initially ?n Tanzania ...

422.000 dollars de la FAO pour un projet de lutte contre les érosions à Brazzaville

07-13-2011 | 13:21:06
L'Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) va accorder au Congo une subvention de 422.000 dollars pour réaliser le ...

Le port de Kribi accueillera ses premiers navires en 2014

07-13-2011 | 13:19:33
Le gouvernement camerounais a annoncé mardi, que les premiers navires accosteront au port de Kribi (Sud-Est) en 2014, soit trois ans après le début des ...